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On 31 October 2018, an Aeropro 3K, registration 24-7502, collided with terrain 65 km north of Wentworth in NSW. The pilot and passenger were fatally injured.

Recreational Aviation Australia (RAAus) commenced an investigation of this accident and requested technical assistance from the Australian Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB) to download the flight data from a Dynon data logging unit.

To protect the information supplied by RAAus to the ATSB and the ATSB's investigative work to assist RAAus, the ATSB has initiated an investigation under the Transport Safety Investigation Act 2003.

Any enquiries relating to the accident investigations should be directed to RAAus at: www.raa.asn.au.

 
General details
Date: 31 October 2018 Investigation status: Active 
Time: 1524 EDT  
Location:65 km north of Wentworth  Investigation type: External Investigation 
State: New South Wales Occurrence type: Collision with terrain 
 Occurrence class: Operational 
Report status: Pending Occurrence category: Accident 
 Highest injury level: Fatal 
 
Aircraft details
Aircraft model: Aeropro 3K 100 hp 
Aircraft registration: 24-7502 
Serial number: 32310 
Type of operation: Private 
Sector: Sport and recreational 
Damage to aircraft: Substantial 
 
 
 
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Last update 08 November 2018